October 31, 2012

The Hain Celestial Group, a natural and organic products company, announced Monday the closing of the acquisition of Premier Food's portfolio of packaged grocery brands and its Histon manufacturing base in Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom.

October 23, 2012

Sneaky Pete's Naturally Oatstanding Beverage is now available at various grocery stores and other retailers nationwide. The first soluble oat beverage of its kind, Sneaky Pete's is an easy and low-calorie way for consumers to meet the daily requirement for fiber.

October 9, 2012

Dasani has introduced Dasani Drops, a zero-calorie liquid beverage enhancer that allows people to add a burst of flavor to their water, the company said.

September 25, 2012

Walgreens has really helped to transform why consumers shop a drug store with its position in healthier-for-you foods and fresh produce. That’s not just thinking outside of the box for traditional retail pharmacy operators; that’s throwing out the box altogether and replacing it with an in-store food pyramid. 


September 20, 2012

CalNaturale announced a new size for its Svelte on-the-go protein shake.

September 14, 2012

A functional beverage for women has undergone a packaging revamp.

September 7, 2012

Dasani has introduced a product designed to give consumers their own personalized taste experience.

September 7, 2012

The future North American grocery business of Kraft Foods will deliver steady and profitable top-line growth, consistent bottom-line growth and a superior dividend payout, according to the business's future executive team.

September 5, 2012

Heineken USA has launched its Tecate Michelada beverage in the United States.

August 29, 2012

Global consumers' intent to buy food and beverages online has jumped 44% in two years, and more than one-quarter (26%) said they planned to purchase food and beverage products by way of a device with Internet access — such as a computer, mobile phone or tablet — in the next three to six months, according to Nielsen.

August 23, 2012

Confectionary, food and beverage conglomerate Kraft Foods is selling part of its natural-food products line, Back to Nature, to private-equity firm Brynwood Partners.

August 17, 2012

Consumers shop as many as seven retail channels in pursuit of the best value, SymphonyIRI Group reported Wednesday.

August 17, 2012

Packaged Facts and CCD Innovation, a San Francisco-based strategic food and beverage innovation agency, have unveiled a report that explores the culinary behaviors or preferences of collegiate millennials, those consumers ages 18 years to 22 years.

August 17, 2012

Sport and energy drinks are the hot spots of the beverage category. The sport segment, powered by such low-calorie products as PepsiCo’s Gatorade G2 and Coca-Cola’s Powerade Zero, has continued to register double-digit sales increases.


July 23, 2012

PepsiCo has entered a multiyear deal with the National Football League's Pittsburgh Steelers to serve as the franchise's exclusive nonalcoholic beverage, salty snacks and sports fuel provider.

July 18, 2012

Hispanics are more likely to consume certain nonalcoholic and alcoholic beverages when compared with any other ethnic group, according to new Mintel research.

July 13, 2012

Kahlua has unveiled an on-the-go beverage for coffee lovers.

July 13, 2012

Vitalah on Wednesday launched a seven-count box of Oxylent — now formulated without sugar and touting zero calories — that is available in three flavors: sparkling berries, sparkling blackberry pomegranate and sparkling mandarin.

July 9, 2012

Campbell's is expanding its business in the healthy beverage and packaged fresh foods businesses with the acquisition of Bolthouse Farms.

July 9, 2012

Jel Sert has acquired three functional beverage brand names from Solis Brands.

June 27, 2012

Celsius Holdings on Monday welcomed Tony Little, worldwide fitness icon and Fitness Hall of Fame Inductee.

June 27, 2012

Reed's has expanded its portfolio to include an organic kombucha beverage.

June 21, 2012

The beer category wants its mojo back. After losing share to wine, spirits and small breweries for several years, major brewers are out to win consumers back to the category with new products that are a big departure from their classic offerings.

June 21, 2012

Mars Chocolate in May showcased some of its soon-to-be-launched confections and snacks at the National Confectioners Association’s Sweets and Snacks Show.